Nature/ Wildlife Areas in San Francisco

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Nature & Wildlife Areas in San Francisco

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  • my89bnz
    Phoenix, AZ18 contributions
    Beautiful botanical gardens - different regions highlight the different plants in that region. Beautiful areas for sone great picture taking. The gardens are quiet & nice for walking or serenity
    Written 16 September 2022
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  • star_happylife
    Sunnyvale, CA17 contributions
    Amazing place..a true delight with so much variety and unique indoor plants ..took about an hour to complete the tour. There is a small table with plants for sale towards the end (where indoor plants were kept). Dahlia garden outside the conservatory is not to be missed. Parking was available close by friday afternoon near tennis center on the side street. Can't believe, I had not visited this place yet...true hidden gem.
    Written 28 August 2022
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  • RandyRoss
    Ridgetown, Canada11,124 contributions
    I don't believe that the center is currently open but the sea lions are still there in great numbers and great fun.
    Written 21 August 2022
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  • MyBucketListTrips
    204 contributions
    Gorgeous views of the ocean and the city. Paved trails. Ample, free parking. VERY dog friendly. The hike down to and back from the sand is strenuous, even for those in the best physical condition. My family wore hiking shoes and was glad we did. Worth the hike and a great family outing with our pooch!
    Written 20 June 2021
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  • Jane
    Union City, CA89 contributions
    Don Edwards is my weekly go to hiking place as it is close to my house and very beautiful place. There are a lot of wildlife and I specially like the sunset walk, it is always so beautiful. You can also walk across the bridge to go to Coyote Hill for a longer hike with beautiful bay views. Highly recommend this place for everyone.
    Written 5 November 2019
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  • Nathan U
    San Jose, CA942 contributions
    Great experience to get away from the city within the city at this superfluous urban park. The moat around Strawberry Hill is riveting with several species to gaze upon as you meander the pleasant trails. Several benches to rest as well as lawn areas to plant yourself to bask in the sun to picnic and ponder the SF life. Different layers of clothes is a must as the micro climate is real and shifts throughout the walk in this 6-mile park.
    Written 6 June 2021
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  • Michael
    Woking, UK255 contributions
    We only stopped here for a moment to look at the bison. There were 3 in the field when we visited and you can walk right up to the fence. It is situated on an accessible and safe road so it is easy to get to. It was cool to see some bison and the area looks fairly well maintained, however you probably wouldn't want to spend more than 10 minutes here as it's just the bison roaming around and not much else.
    Written 15 February 2020
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  • mini
    Fremont, CA175,092 contributions
    We had a longer hike to see more of this very long 350 mile in the San Francisco Bay Area. Its gorgeous from both a trail perspective and view perspective.
    Written 12 August 2020
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  • Scott
    San Francisco, CA4,988 contributions
    Heron's head park looks a bit apocalyptic from the street. But it's actually a pretty interesting little Park. There's an Ecology Center next to the parking lot, where you must stop for an explanation. Take a walk to the end of The Jetty and you'll get a great view of the South San Francisco Bay. The park looks a bit unkept, the signs are faded out. But all in all this is a nice, but a bit rough around the edges, Urban Waterfront Park. There's even a small dirt Top Dog Park.
    Written 14 July 2018
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  • WillieMacfan
    Healdsburg, CA638 contributions
    Visited this site today, walked around, took a few pictures. Located in the middle of San Francisco, in a residential district, this is really a series of rocks with no footpaths. Probably a good place to climb but not good for much else until you get to the top by climbing and then you have a nice view towards the ocean.
    Written 19 September 2019
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